Bid Manager - Senior

Bid Manager - Senior

  • Minimum Rate: £400 a day
  • Location: Bristol BS39

Profile A very experienced, highly accomplished, SC-cleared senior bid professional, certified to APMP Practitioner level. As a Bid / Pursuit Manager this Associate has a proven track record of success, producing consistently high success rates through championing best practice across the whole business development lifecycle. They provide confident, clear bid leadership with the ability to build and take charge of large teams, consistently delivering to tight timescales, and enjoy a hands-on approach to getting bids over the line, taking great pride in coaching bid teams to produce the best possible results. As a Head of Bid Management this Associate excels in taking full ownership of the end-to-end bid lifecycle. They develop bid and pursuit strategies, create and implement new processes and educate the wider business in new ways of working, all of which contribute to a higher quality of bidding and an ultimate increase in win rate Key Achievements Managed many £multi-million pursuits to successful conclusion. Introduced new processes and tools that resulted in significant improvements in win rates and noticeable, positive changes in sales team behaviour around opportunity qualification and the fundamentals of how to respond to a tender. Authored various 'how-to' guides, such as 'How To Write A Management Summary' and 'Bid Writing - The Fundamentals' that resulted in a noticeable improvement in quality. Experience Over thirteen years of managing complex public and private sector bids from opportunity identification to project delivery. Educating immature sales organisations in pursuit and bid best practice. Implementing new strategies for better bidding.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Manager - Senior

  • Reference No: CAN-38830

  • Consultant Skills: Industry Trained in Bid and Proposal Management, Proposal Governance, Bid Management, Bid Process Management, OJEU, Proposal Management, Proposal Writing, Capture Management, Bid Profit and Loss Experience, Proposal Content Management, Bid Best Practice, Proposal Best Practice, Bid Clarifications, Bid Governance, Bid Kick-Off, Coaching and Mentoring, Content Management, Define Customer Requirements, Document Management, Due Diligence, Editorial Skills, Framework Agreements, People / Team Management, Proof Reading, Proposal Leadership, Proposal Production, Pursuit Management, Rebidding Strategy, RFP / ITT Experience, Storyboarding Skills, Value Proposition Development, Win Strategy Development, Pre-Written Content Development, Bid Risk Management, Compliance Matrix, Financial Planning and Budgeting, Learning Reviews, Qualification Skills, Red Team Review Lead, APMP Member, Bid Marketing Strategy, Proposal Graphics, Bid Resource Allocation

  • Consultant Qualifications: ITIL, A Levels, GCSEs, APMP Foundation, Bachelors Degree, APMP Practitioner

  • Consultant Industries: Information Technology, Consultancy, Defence, Public Sector, Telecomms, Telecommunication Services, Healthcare Services, Computer Hardware, Computer/IT Services, Professional Services, Business Services - Other, Charity / Not for Profit, Computer Software, Non Profit Charitable Organisations, Other / Not Classified, Government and Public Sector

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